Some of the Handicrafts..

Madurkathi ( Madur Reed)

Uniqueness of Madur Reed:

• A local variety of grass / soft reed (Cyperus tagetum or Cyperus pangoreh which is found abundantly in the alluvial tracts of Purba and Paschim Medinipur in West Bengal is used to weave these mats.

• The non-conducting property of Madur reed is worth mentioning that infers sweat absorbing ability to the mats.

• The Madurs are dyed with vegetable dyes only, The vegetable dye preparation comes from natural sources. Black dye is produced using Haritaki ( Terminalia chebttla) fruit, fruit and barks of Babla tree (Acacia nilotica). Reddish dye is formed from a local tree name Rang gaach ( Peristrophe tinctoria).

• The design is influenced by local culture. The popular designs are of flower, mouchak (honey comb), barfi (rhomboidal) and Aetna ( cascading).

Products available are :

Yoga Mats , Meditation Mats , Kitchen Runners, Eco Friendly Mutlipurpose Baskets, Beach Mats , Wine Bags , Hand bags and more.

 

We can also supply the products under your personal label / brand.Colors and sizes can be customized as per request.

 

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